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Minerva Urecal

A stage actress, Urecal made her screen debut in 1934. For the remainder of her career and two hundred plus movies, she played cleaning women, landladies, shopkeepers and the like. She was known as a Marjorie Main type actress and later went on to a career in television playing in such shows as "Tugboat Annie" and "Peter Gunn." Minerva claimed her name was an amalgam of her hometown, Eureka, California.



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Born:
Sep 22, 1894 In Eureka, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
116
First Appeared:
In the movie Bombshell 1933-10-13
Latest Project:
Series The Adventures of Tugboat Annie 2017
Known For
Poster of Tom and Jerry
Poster of Meet Mr. McNutley
Poster of Stop That Cab
Poster of The Kid Sister
Filmography

The Adventures of Tugboat Annie (2018)

Series

That Funny Feeling (1965)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Woman at Phone Booth
7.3 2 votes

7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)

Drama Family Fantasy Mystery Western
Movie
as Kate Lindquist
7 20 votes

Petticoat Junction (1963)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.1 7 votes

Angel (1960)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
0.5 1 votes

Peter Gunn (1958)

Crime
Series
as Mother
8.7 3 votes

Perry Mason (1957)

Mystery Drama Crime Family
Series
as Unknown
7.9 23 votes

The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956)

Western
Series
as Unknown

Marty (1955)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Mrs. Rosari (uncredited)
7.2 67 votes

Double Jeopardy (1955)

Crime
Movie
as Mrs. Kreesy
6.3 3 votes

Tom and Jerry (1955)

Romance Comedy Drama
Movie
as Mrs. Garrity

Sudden Danger (1955)

Drama Crime
Movie
as Mrs. Kelly
6 2 votes

Niagara (1953)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Mrs. McGrand
6.7 67 votes

She's Back on Broadway (1953)

Movie
as Cleaning Lady

Meet Mr. McNutley (1953)

Comedy
Series

Woman They Almost Lynched (1953)

Action Drama Music
Movie
as Mrs. Stuart
5.6 4 votes

The Ray Milland Show (1953)

Series

Oklahoma Annie (1952)

Comedy Western
Movie
as Lottie Fling

Harem Girl (1952)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Aniseh

Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952)

Comedy
Movie
as Mrs. Peabody
4 1 votes

Cavalcade of America (1952)

Series
as Unknown

The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951)

Western
Series
as Unknown

Stop That Cab (1951)

Movie
as Lucy's Mother

Dear Brat (1951)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Neighbor (uncredited)

The Roy Rogers Show (1951)

Western
Series
as Unknown

Side Street (1950)

Crime
Movie
as Landlady
5.5 10 votes

The Arizona Cowboy (1950)

Action Western
Movie
as Cactus Kate Millican

The Gene Autry Show (1950)

Western Comedy
Series
as Unknown

Harvey (1950)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Nurse Dunphy (uncredited)
7.7 138 votes

The Lovable Cheat (1949)

Comedy
Movie
as Virginie

Holiday In Havana (1949)

Music Comedy
Movie
as Mama Valdez

Master Minds (1949)

Comedy
Movie
as Mrs. Hoskins

April Showers (1948)

Music
Movie
as Landlady (uncredited)

Marshal of Amarillo (1948)

Western
Movie
as Mrs. Henry Pettigrew

Family Honeymoon (1948)

Comedy
Movie
as Mrs. Webb (uncredited)
6 1 votes

Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Elderly Italian Woman (uncredited)
5.8 8 votes

Sundown in Santa Fe (1948)

Western
Movie
as Ella Mae Watson

Cynthia (1947)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Agnes, Jannings' Cook (uncredited)

Apache Rose (1947)

Western
Movie
as Felicia
8 1 votes

The Lost Moment (1947)

Drama Thriller Romance
Movie
as Maria
7.4 7 votes

Bowery Buckaroos (1947)

Comedy Western
Movie
as U.S. Marshal Kate T. Barlow

The Bride Wore Boots (1946)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Minor Role (uncredited)
7 1 votes

Rainbow Over Texas (1946)

Western
Movie
as Mama Lolita
4 1 votes

The Trap (1946)

Crime Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Miss Weebles, the Housekeeper
6.9 6 votes

Wake Up and Dream (1946)

Drama
Movie
as Edna Lucash
6.5 1 votes

Andy Plays Hookey (1946)

Comedy
Movie
as Andy's Mother-in-Law

A Medal For Benny (1945)

Drama
Movie
as Neighbor
0 1 votes

The Kid Sister (1945)

Comedy Crime Drama
Movie
as Mrs. Wiggins
6 1 votes

Mr. Muggs Rides Again (1945)

Comedy
Movie
as Nora 'Ma' Brown
5.0 1 votes

The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)

Drama Family
Movie
as Landlady (uncredited)
7.3 37 votes

Sensation Hunters (1945)

Drama
Movie
as Edna Rogers

Voice of the Whistler (1945)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Georgie's Wife (uncredited)
6.3 2 votes

Mr. Skeffington (1944)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Woman in Beauty Shop (uncredited)
6.8 15 votes

Man from Frisco (1944)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Mrs. Allison
6 1 votes

Bachelor Daze (1944)

Comedy
Movie
as Abigail O'Rourke

Louisiana Hayride (1944)

Movie
as Ma Crocker

The Mark of the Whistler (1944)

Thriller
Movie
as Woman Sweeping Front Stoop (uncredited)
3.8 2 votes

Moonlight and Cactus (1944)

Western Comedy Music
Movie
as Abigail

The Powers Girl (1943)

Comedy Music
Movie
as Maggie

Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Mrs. Henderson - Clerk at Telegraph Office (uncredited)
7.5 184 votes

Dixie Dugan (1943)

Comedy
Movie
as Mrs. Wilson (uncredited)

The Ape Man (1943)

Horror Science Fiction
Movie
as Agatha Brewster
4.3 4 votes

The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

Horror Thriller
Movie
as Fagah
4 12 votes

My Favorite Blonde (1942)

Comedy
Movie
as Stone-Faced Woman (uncredited)
4.3 3 votes

Lady for a Night (1942)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Spinster in Audience (uncredited)
5.2 3 votes

In Old California (1942)

Action Romance Western
Movie
as Mrs. Carson
4.4 5 votes

A Tragedy At Midnight (1942)

Mystery
Movie
as Housekeeper
7 1 votes

Henry and Dizzy (1942)

Comedy
Movie
as Mrs. Kilmer

The Daring Young Man (1942)

Comedy
Movie
as Nurse

That Other Woman (1942)

Romance Comedy
Movie
as Mrs. MacReady
6 1 votes

Sweater Girl (1942)

Comedy Music Mystery
Movie
as Melinda
4 2 votes

The Living Ghost (1942)

Thriller Comedy
Movie
as Delia Phillips
4 4 votes

Sons of the Pioneers (1942)

Western
Movie
as Ellie Bixby

Beyond the Blue Horizon (1942)

Adventure Comedy Drama Fantasy Romance
Movie
as Wife at Circus (uncredited)

The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941)

Western Comedy
Movie
as Murphy

Arkansas Judge (1941)

Action Romance Music Drama
Movie
as Miranda Wolfson

Murder By Invitation (1941)

Comedy Crime Mystery
Movie
as Maxine Denham
4.8 2 votes

Dressed to Kill (1941)

Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Landlady
6.4 4 votes

Accent On Love (1941)

Drama
Movie
as Teresa Lombroso
6.0 1 votes

Bowery Blitzkrieg (1941)

Comedy Crime Drama
Movie
as 'Picklepuss' - Reform School Matron
6.5 2 votes

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)

Comedy
Movie
as The Cleaning Lady
7.2 3 votes

Boys of the City (1940)

Comedy Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Agnes
5.5 2 votes

The Sagebrush Family Trails West (1940)

Western
Movie
as Widow Gail

You Can't Fool Your Wife (1940)

Comedy
Movie
as Mrs. Doolittle

No, No, Nanette (1940)

Music
Movie
as Woman in Airport

Wildcat Bus (1940)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Old Maid
4.5 1 votes

The Ape (1940)

Drama Horror Science Fiction
Movie
as Townswoman
5.3 6 votes

Second Fiddle (1939)

Comedy
Movie
as Miss Bland, the School Principal
3.5 2 votes

Let Us Live (1939)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Charwoman at Theatre Hold-Up
6.5 2 votes

Four Girls in White (1939)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Miss Perch - a Nurse

Golden Boy (1939)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Grocery Customer
5.8 10 votes

You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939)

Comedy
Movie
as Screaming Spinster at Circus
7 3 votes

No Place to Go (1939)

Drama
Movie
as Miss Rice

Missing Evidence (1939)

Crime
Movie
as Amy, Housewife

Sabotage (1939)

Action Drama
Movie
as Undetermined Supporting Role (uncredited)

Destry Rides Again (1939)

Action Comedy Western
Movie
as Mrs. DeWitt
7 34 votes

Dancing Co-Ed (1939)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Woman on Radio (voice) (uncredited)
8 1 votes

Start Cheering (1938)

Comedy
Movie
as Miss Grimley

Prison Nurse (1938)

Drama
Movie
as Sutherland
5.5 1 votes

The Lady in the Morgue (1938)

Mystery Crime
Movie
as Mrs. Horn

City Streets (1938)

Drama
Movie
as Mrs. Grimley (uncredited)

Air Devils (1938)

Movie
as Margaret Price

Dramatic School (1938)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Rose - Boulin's Secretary (uncredited)

Frontier Scout (1938)

Action
Movie
as Helen
5 1 votes

Her Husband's Secretary (1937)

Drama
Movie
as Miss Baldwin
5 1 votes

Mountain Justice (1937)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Ella Crippen

Oh, Doctor (1937)

Comedy
Movie
as Death Watch Mary Mackleforth

Exiled to Shanghai (1937)

Drama
Movie
as Claire
4.8 2 votes

She Loved a Fireman (1937)

Drama Action
Movie
as Nurse Purdy

Ever Since Eve (1937)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Bellden's Receptionist
3.6 4 votes

Love on a Bet (1936)

Movie
as Miss Jones, MacCreigh's Secretary

Fury (1936)

Crime Drama Romance Thriller
Movie
as Fanny (uncredited)
7.4 37 votes

Here Comes the Band (1935)

Romance Comedy
Movie
as Italian Wife

Student Tour (1934)

Music
Movie
as Wife

Bombshell (1933)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Autograph Seeker
6.2 6 votes

Meet The Baron (1933)

Comedy
Movie
as Downstairs Maid